E²tech4cities Brokerage event & Pitch session in Brussels on June 20th 2019
April 11, 2019
E²tech4Cities Brokerage event 2019: dedicated to Energy & Efficiency Technologies for Cities: do you have an innovative project and are you looking for a partner to improve and develop your technology?
E²tech4Cities Pitch session 2019: are you looking for financial investors? Apply to the pre-selection for the pitch session, 6 companies will be selected to present their project idea to a panel of large corporations and financial organizations as potential investors.
Or are you an investor looking for the next golden nugget? Join the panel of investors to pre-select the companies you want to invite to pitch on the 20th of June.
University of Porto with the support of TechTour is pleased to invite you to the Digital Health Venture Forum 2019 in Porto on 23-24 May 2019. The forum promotes innovation and investment into the best technology companies from across Europe and is your chance to connect with VCs, entrepreneurs, industry experts and thought leaders to foster new connections, business and investment.
The event will focus on the following sectors:
Integrated care & silver aging
36 of the best Portugal and European early stage Digital Health companies will be selected to present at the event. The event will allow entrepreneurs to meet and present themselves to active international investors and corporations seeking investment and partnerships.
Around €112 million of EU funding is now available for energy efficiency research, innovation and market uptake.
A call for proposals for the Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy topics of the Horizon 2020 EU funding programme was launched. The funding is available for proposals submitted under 16 topics addressing 5 main areas: buildings, industry, finance, public authorities and policy support and consumer and services.
The deadline for submission of proposals is 3rd September 2019. The call is managed by the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises of the European Commission. (EASME).
Pitch Your Startup (PYSU) is an international pitch-based competition aiming to attract the best and brightest startups from around the world to Luxembourg next May 21st, 2019. This year, PYSU will take place in conjunction with the ICT Spring Event. This is an annual tech summit dedicated to expanding networks for decision makers in IT, finance, banking, and the web, as well as marketers, investors, entrepreneurs, innovation managers, startups, researchers and venture capitalists across Europe.
Are you eligible?
Applicant(s) must have:
- an average turnover of less than 500.000 Euros
- a headcount of maximum 15 persons.
There are four verticals to which you can submit your application (each startup is allowed to submit its application in 1 up to 2 verticals among the 4 available):
- Fin- and RegTech
- Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data
- Smart Living
The deadline for submission is March 29th, 2019 and the pitch date is May 21st, 2019
Are you a public research organisation looking for support for your IP strategy?
February 19, 2019
IP Booster is a new specialised professional IP service for public research organisations looking to realise value out of their research results, to help H2020 beneficiaries protect and transfer their technology. EU experts will examine your case and guide you towards the best intellectual property strategy for your public research organisation, at no cost to you. Who is eligible for support?
The application must come from a European University or Public Research Organisation
Your organisation must have benefited from EU funds for research at some time
National funds must not be available that could support you to secure similar IP services
Requested services should not duplicate other services you are already receiving
For any additional questions please check this link or email directly to IPBooster@metagroup.com
The event is open to innovative approaches to:
• Artificial Intelligence
• Robotics and Robotic Process Automation
• Specific Tech Developments
• Internet of Things (IoT)
• Sustainable Tech
• Blue/Circular Economy & Packaging
• Food Tech
• AR/VR for Industry 4.0
InvestEU Matchmaking event in Brussels on 19 March 2019
February 6, 2019
Calling out the best Seal of Excellence holders to pitch their ideas in Brussels! - The first InvestEU Matchmaking event powered by the European Investment Project Portal and Seal of Excellence is for you. With high-level speakers, thematic panels and one-to-one meetings and exchanges with private investors, this event will get you one step further to securing the investment you need.
Don’t miss this opportunity and submit your project proposal awarded with the Seal of Excellence by February 15, 2019. Find the instructions below and register here.
Complete the 3 parts of the application form. You can submit more than one project proposal for each organisation
Upload documents establishing the company's legal entity, other relevant documents detailing the activity of the company, and a Project Appointed Representative letter. A template can be found in the "Support & information" tab of your dashboard, under "Templates library"
GovTech.Pioneers is looking for the best startups in Cyber Security, EdTech and citizen collaboration
February 4, 2019
Does your startup have what it takes to revamp the cyber security, education and citizen collaboration? Then you've still got time to apply for the GovTech.Pioneers which will kick off on April 1st in Vienna, Austria. 16 startups will have the opportunity to pitch in front of a pre-selected jury of international VCs. The deadline is next Sunday 10th of February, do not forget to apply by clicking on this link!
The European Investment Bank released podcasts to help you understand european finance and economics.
Focus today on the notion of quasi-equity.
Why a company would use quasi-equity, which he also calls “venture debt.” Quasi-equity is an innovative debt instrument. It bears the same risk as equity without diluting the founders, and therefore pays off more like equity than traditional debt.
AGREEN STARTUP À TECH'ELEVAGE 2017 - Agriculture et secteurs connexes
November 14, 2017
Au salon de tous les élevages qui veulent innover, faites (re)connaître vos plus folles idées ! Du 21 au 23 novembre 2017 - La Roche-sur-Yon (85)
Le salon de l'élevage innovant accueille le 1er concours de startups en agriculture: AGREEN STARTUP. En 48h, l'occasion est donnée aux porteurs de projets et à ceux qui veulent les accompagner, de présenter, aidés par des coachs, leur idée à un jury et d'obtenir des aides pour concrétiser leur idée et monter leur startup.
The Seal of Excellence is a quality label awarded to project proposals submitted to Horizon 2020 which succeeded a highly competitive evaluation process by independent experts, but did not received funding due to budget limits.
This quality label is a guarantee for investors to find high standard project proposals from European SMEs with growth potential.